• Telephone Scammers Active in the Area Today Local residents are again receiving calls from scam artists pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies. Regardless who the scammer claims to be, the demand is always basically the same:  Go buy a bunch of gift cards and call back with the numbers.  At least one area resident actually fell for the scheme. Today, ...
  • News Parachute—A Grand Junction man was killed in a rollover accident early Sunday morning west of Parachute.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, 22 year old Devan Cruz Carderea was heading east on I-70 around 4-am when he lost control of his Dodge Ram pickup near mile marker 68.  Troopers say Carderea drifted off ...
  • CMC Board of Trustees votes for zero increase for in-district, bachelor’s tuition Keeps tuition among lowest in Colorado At its meeting on Monday, the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees unanimously voted in support of keeping Colorado Mountain College among the most affordable colleges in the state. Looking ahead to the 2015-16 academic year, they approved a zero increase in the tuition rate for in-district students enrolled in associate-degree-level courses: at $57 per credit ...
  • Sports Girls Basketball     Basalt 45, Aspen 36     Glenwood Springs 73, Delta 55     Moffat 53, Grand Valley 41     Palisade 43, Eagle Valley 41   Girls Basketball     Basalt 45, Aspen 36     Glenwood Springs 73, Delta 55     Moffat 53, Grand Valley 41     Palisade 43, Eagle Valley 41   DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche will host their first NHL outdoor game ...
  • News CENTENNIAL (AP) – Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say they are concerned about letting too many potential jurors go as jury selection enters its second week. Prosecutors have asked the judge not to reveal why he releases jurors, for fear of handing out a road map for others trying to avoid serving. DENVER (AP) ...
  • News CENTENNIAL (AP) – James Holmes sat quietly in the courtroom this morning as jury selection begins in his trial for the fatal shooting of 12 people in an Aurora movie theater. The jury pool now numbers 7,000 and will be winnowed down in the weeks ahead. The death penalty trial for Holmes could last until ...
  • News GREELEY (AP) – Colorado’s top oil and gas regulator says the state has about 2,000 active wells for every inspector and would need to add one inspector a year to keep up with recent trends. The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director says Colorado’s ratio of active wells to inspectors was in the middle of ...
  • News CRAIG (AP) – An agriculture-preservation group and a northwestern Colorado ranch have agreed on a conservation easement to preserve about 25 square miles of greater sage grouse habitat.The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust said Wednesday the owners of the Cross Mountain Ranch will be paid $5.6 million in exchange for keeping the land permanently free ...
  • Glenwood Springs Girl Scout goes to camp for first time because of new scholarship Mary Jo Jacobs, M.D. Memorial Girl Scout Adventure Fund honors legacy of beloved local doctor Girl Scout Lanie Allred, of Glenwood Springs, can’t wait for summer! She’s going on an epic quest, where she will have adventures and make memories that will last a lifetime. As the first recipient of the Mary Jo Jacobs, M.D. Memorial Girl Scout Adventure Fund, Lanie will attend “Epic Quest,” which is one of the ...
  • News ASPEN (AP) – Special events are causing big headaches for several Colorado communities, prompting calls for limits on foot races, cycling races, ski competitions and other events that officials say are taking a toll on resources and local residents. Officials in Pitkin County are considering new requirements for permits to ensure compliance on noise limits ...